companion cropping winter oats

Discussion in 'Direct Drilling Crops & Agronomy' started by juke, Aug 15, 2018.

  1. juke

    juke Member

    wondering about companion crops for winter oats , has any one tried putting buckwheat in with oats, got a few bags left over n wondering if it would bring any benefits to the job, obviously killing them out wont take a lot once the temperature drops ,
  2. Andy Howard

    Andy Howard Member

    Ashford, Kent
    Depending on your herbicide program and weed burden I would have thought buckwheat is worth a try. What about spring linseed, spring beans, spring peas? Most should die over winter or can kill. I think you could probably keep linseed. Maybe try some winter linseed and harvest both? Only ideas not recommendations
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